All Things Google


Google Apps Education Training Center is an online learning environment dedicated for educators and students to learn how to effectively use Google Apps in an educational context.
GoogleTools wiki--Nice wiki with links to several Google tools, with information on how they can be used in the classroom.
Google Things to Do--Try something new to do with Google by clicking on a category and watching the short video.

Google Forms

Use Google Forms to collect data, create surveys, pre-assessments, tests or quizzes, and much more.
Google Forms--More Than Just Multiple Choice. See this extensive Livebinder with ideas for using Google Forms in a school setting.
Tutorial from Google
"Introduction to Forms in Google Docs"--YouTube Video (47 minutes)
"Forms" Training Module

iGoogle

Create a homepage that includes your calendar, email, to do list, the weather, and more!
  • Click here to get started: http://www.google.com/ig
  • Click on "sign in" in the upper right.
  • Sign in to your Google account or create an account if you don't have one.
  • Select a theme and other "stuff" for your page!
  • Set your iGoogle page as your homepage in Internet Explorer: Open your iGoogle page, then click Tools > Internet Options > Use current > OK.

Tutorial video from YouTube (3.54 minutes)




Google Sketchup

Google SketchUp is FREE software that you can use to create 3D models of anything you like.
Download Google Sketchup.
Training videos from Google.


Google Sites

Google Sites is a great wiki and web site builder